NADCP (NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR DRUG COURT PROFESSIONALS) RESEARCH UPDATE ON FAMILY DRUG COURTS
Douglas B. Marlowe, J.D., Ph.D. and Shannon M. Carey, Ph.D
Drug Courts Restore Families, according to NADCP:
- Parents in Family Drug Court are twice as likely to go to treatment and complete it.
- Children of Family Drug Court participants spend significantly less time in out-of-home placements such as foster care.
- Family re-unification rates are 50% higher for Family Drug Court participants.